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Popsicle Playtime at the OCCQ

September, 7 2015

Here at the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) Care Center and Quarantine in Kalimantan, Indonesia, enrichment forms an important part of the day to day activities for the orangutans. Providing daily food-based enrichment for the orangutans means that they are given the opportunity to problem solve, rip, tear, and explore the parcels and treats they receive.…

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The Orangutan Friendly Summer Smoothie Guide

August, 7 2015

“Guaranteed 100% Palm Oil Free!” Here at the OFI Care Center in Borneo as the rains have gone away and the hot weather has come to stay, the staff and orangutans alike crave something cold and icy. In the hot, dry summer months enrichment staff and volunteers often freeze a mixture of fruit and milk…

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Waiter, there is a bird nest in my soup!

November, 29 2011

Bird’s nest soup is a Chinese delicacy that has been consumed for thousands of years dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907).   Bird nests, believed to have medicinal properties, were collected from cliff-side caverns to use as an ingredient for soup, tonics, and other elixirs.  Because the collection of nests was a difficult…

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